The Master and His Emissary

The Master and His Emissary
Author : Iain McGilchrist
Publisher : Yale University Press
Total Pages : 616
Release : 2019-03-26
ISBN 10 : 9780300245929
ISBN 13 : 0300245920
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Master and His Emissary Book Description:

A new edition of the bestselling classic – published with a special introduction to mark its 10th anniversary This pioneering account sets out to understand the structure of the human brain – the place where mind meets matter. Until recently, the left hemisphere of our brain has been seen as the ‘rational’ side, the superior partner to the right. But is this distinction true? Drawing on a vast body of experimental research, Iain McGilchrist argues while our left brain makes for a wonderful servant, it is a very poor master. As he shows, it is the right side which is the more reliable and insightful. Without it, our world would be mechanistic – stripped of depth, colour and value.


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